volume 26, issue 4, P133-135 1979
DOI: 10.1177/026455057902600407
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Bruce Hugman

Abstract: ONE of the saddest of our cultural inheritances is our view of sexuality as a separated and essentially private aspect of being human. It is sad because this view devalues a major constituent of our humanity and also because it deprives us of the opportunity to use and develop some of our most vital energies. It also leads us into strange beliefs.Children are intensely sensual beings, capable of ecstasy in intimate physical play, yet this is a general capacity which most of us seem to lose with the onset of p…

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